Thank you for choosing Obstetrics and Gynecology Associates of Hampton for your obstetrical care. We are honored that you have chosen our practice to share in your care. We look forward to helping to guide you through this exciting period of your life, and want to make sure that you are well informed during your pregnancy, delivery and the postpartum period. Below are links to information and topics that you may find useful during the course of your pregnancy. If you have any questions or need advice at any point during your care, please do not hesitate to contact one of our providers. If you have a question that you would like answered prior to your next scheduled appointment, you may contact us online, or telephone our triage nurse at 722-7401, who is available to answer questions, or will forward it to the appropriate provider.
Our office telephones are open from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday for questions and non-urgent matters. If you feel your question or problem is urgent, we provide 24 hour on-call coverage. You may contact our answering service directly at 875-9489, or if you call our main office telephone number (757) 722-7401, they will connect you to the answering service to leave a message for the on call provider to return your call.
If you have any emergency, if your water breaks, or if you believe you are in labor (please see labor guidelines) please proceed to Sentara CarePlex Hospital where you will be evaluated.
You will see one of our nurse practitioners for your first obstetrical visit. The following five physicians will be continuing your care during the pregnancy and assisting you with your delivery:
The providers at Obstetrics and Gynecology Associates of Hampton work as a team, managing your care, so you will reap the collective benefit of their expertise. Also, by operating as a group practice, this allows the providers to attend courses and seminars so that they stay current regarding changes in their specialty. We encourage you to meet all of our providers during the course of the pregnancy as any of them may be involved in your care. We look forward to serving you!
Routine Laboratory Tests During Pregnancy
A list of all routine laboratory tests performed during your obstetrical care with an explanation of why they are importantSafe Medications During Pregnancy
A list of permitted over-the-counter itemsNutrition in Pregnancy
Healthy Eating Guidelines, Recommended Caloric Intake, Information regarding recommended weight gain, as well as helpful tips and recipes for a healthy pregnancyExercise During Pregnancy
Exercise Guidelines for Pregnancy and PostpartumPrenatal Massage
Guideliness for the use of massage to alleviate the discomforts of pregnancyDental Care During Pregnancy
Guidelines for visiting your dentist during your pregnancySafe Seafood During Pregnancy
Information regarding mercury levels in certain fish and shellfishGroup B Streptococcus in Pregnancy
Information for Patients with a Positive GBS ScreeningDiabetes In Pregnancy
Information for patients regarding Gestational DiabetesUltrasound Instructions for Obstetrical Patients
Preparations for your Ultrasound visitWarning Signs During Pregnancy
Call our office if you experience any of these symptomsCommon Pregnancy Concerns
A list of common patient complaints during pregnancy, and tips on how to manage these discomfortsMorning Sickness
Tips and Tricks for dealing with prenatal nauseaCan I Do This in Pregnancy?
Yes, You Can... Commonly asked questionsBack Pain During Pregnancy
Things you can do to reduce or eliminate your back pain in pregnancyBraxton-Hicks Contractions
How to tell the difference between Braxton-Hicks contractions and true laborInstructions for Delivery
What to do when you're ready, what to bring to the hospitalPertussis Vaccination during Pregnancy
Information about this important vaccine to get during your pregnancyRecommended Pregnancy Websites
A list of reliable, medically accurate website resourcesBon Secours Birthing and Parenting Classes
A list of all that our Birthing Center has to offer new momsZika Virus Information
Link to Zika Virus Information
Care After Delivery
Post-Partum Instructions for Vaginal Delivery
Activity, Care, Medications, Questions and morePost-Operative Instructions for Cesarean Section
Activity, Incision Care, Medications, Questions and moreCircumcision Care
Caring for your Baby Boy's circumcisionPhysical Changes After Delivery of a Baby
What to expect for the first six weeks after delivery
Link to Pediatricians in Virginia
Obstetrical Practice Information
Routine Obstetrical Treatment Schedule
Visit and Diagnostic Testing SchedulesObstetrical Fee and Payment Schedules
Fees, Insurance and Pre-admission infoDisability Forms Information
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